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Julius K - Linux developer
Member since:Dec 30, 2020
Profile last updated:Nov 20, 2020
Last activity:March 11, 2021, 5:22 p.m. UTC

Julius K

Hi! I am Julius Kimuli, a web developer well versed with HTML, CSS, Javascript and Python. I also have deep experience with Linux systems administration and can deploy web applications to Linux VM running on cloud native platforms like AWS and Google Cloud.

Skills:   Linux  ·  CSS  ·  HTML  ·  JavaScript  ·  Heroku  ·  Django  ·  MySQL  · 
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Hourly Rate: $17.00
Experience: 15+ yrs
Linux: 13 yrs
CSS: 2 yrs
HTML: 2 yrs
JavaScript: 2 yrs
Heroku: 1+ yrs
Django: 1+ yrs
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Freelancer     Speedlinkcars Website     Front End Developer     Contract
May 2020 - Present

  • Marketing website project for a small car rental agency.
  • Static site built using HTML and Javascript and CSS with Bootstrap
  • Deployed to a Linux VPS running Ubuntu on AWS Lightsail. Configured Nginx as the web server for the site.
  • Handled domain name registration for the website using AWS Route 53 and configured the DNS zone for routing to the correct static IP for the web server instance.

Skills used: Linux, CSS, HTML, JavaScript

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N/A     FilmDeck     Full Stack Developer     Passion Project
Aug 2020 - Present
Arts and Entertainment

  • FilmDeck is a side project still in progress. It is web application tracking and displaying the latest daily trending movies wirh the TMDB API
  • Frontend for the website built using the Django Templating Language, HTML , Javascript and CSS styling for the web application done with Bootstrap.
  • The backend is a Django app that fetches data from the TMDB API using the Python Requests Library
  • The application is deployed is deployed to a hobby dyno running on Heroku
  • Site users who are login can favorite movies and add them to a watchlist.

Skills used: CSS, Heroku, JavaScript, HTML, Django

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Nokia Networks Uganda     Telecom Installation and Deployment     Network Integration Engineer     Employment
Jan 2016 - Jan 2020

  • Coordination of on-site installation of Nokia 7750 Service Router, 7705 Service Aggregation Router, 7250 IXR, Nokia 9500MPR and 7210 Ethernet Services Switches.
  • Router and switch commissioning and configuration of OSPF, IS-IS Routing Protocols, MPLS, RSVP and L2/L3 Services.
  • Provision of the technical documentation for each deployed site build and carrying out hardware and service acceptance testing with the customer technical contact.
  • Multiple projects across the African continent - Airtel Uganda IP/MPLS Upgrade Africell Uganda 3G 900 and LTE2600 Implementation. KTRN Rwanda - Nokia 9500MPR microwave backhaul deployment for 30 L
  • Proficient with Nokia SR-OS a Linux CLI based network operating system.

Skills used: Linux

Alcatel-Lucent East Africa     Telecom Installation and Deployment     Installation and Commissioning Engineer     Employment
Apr 2009 - Dec 2015

  • Carrying out technical joint visits with customers to ascertain that the civil works and power requirements for site build are met.
  • Kitting of the required equipment for each site in the warehouse and ensuring the timely transport and delivery of the equipment to the site.
  • Supervision of on-site equipment installation by subcontractors. Network element commissioning (Alcatel eNodeB, 9400AWY, 9500MXC, 7210 SAS-D, 7705 SAR, 9500MPR)
  • Carrying out the required voice and data tests for the integrated site, providing the technical documentation for the full site build and leading the final site acceptance and handover procedure.
  • Network monitoring using the 5620SAM Network Management systems running on Redhat Enterprise Linux. Running scripts for common tasks like collecting performance statistics.

Skills used: Linux

Digital Solutions Uganda Ltd     Internship     Web Developer     Internship
Jun 2006 - Sep 2006

  • I was introduced to developing web applications using PHP and MySQL.
  • I also learnt how to deploy applications to a Linux web hosting running the Apache web server.

Skills used: MySQL


Makerere University    Bsc  (Electrical Engineering)
Sep 2002 - Jun 2006


AWS Cloud DevOps Nanodegree    Udacity
Nov 2019 - Jun 2020
Skills learnt: AWS RDS, Jenkins, AWS EC2, AWS S3, Docker
Architecting with Google Compute Enginegine    Cousera
Dec 2019 - Feb 2020
Skills learnt: Google Cloud
Linux+    Comptia
Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
Skills learnt: Linux